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Furze Platt Junior School is looking for TA's to join our team. Do you feel you could work in this busy, challenging, friendly and caring environment. Please read below for details.



Starting September 2019

Part Time – Term Time – Fixed Term to August 2020

TA – Scale 2B/2C (FTE £19039 – £19808)

£7044-£7329 pro rata

Lunchtime Role – Scale 2A (FTE £18666)

£2053 pro rata

Monday to Friday 8:45-13:00 (including lunch cover role)

Hours: 21.25 per week


We are looking to appoint 2 Teaching Assistants to join our highly effective and dedicated staff.

The Teaching Assistant role will focus on class support, delivering small group in and out of class intervention programmes and working with children with special educational needs or disabilities. Experience with phonics, Reading support and curriculum catch up programmes is desirable but not essential. Good Literacy and Numeracy skills are essential for these posts. In addition, you will be required to carry out the Lunchtime Cover Role where you will need to be enthusiastic about providing quality playtimes, committed to positive behaviour management and to enjoy working with children.


If you think you have the relevant experience or the drive to try something new then one of these roles could be for you.

Applicants should have the ability to relate sympathetically to all children and share our desire to see these children achieve their maximum potential.


In return we can offer you:

☺A highly supportive and friendly staff and governors

☺An active role in contributing to the Visions and Values of the school

☺Opportunities for Professional Development

☺A well resourced working environment


Please download the application documents and job accountabilities from the school website at



Closing date for applications: 10.00am Monday 24th June 2019

Interview: Monday 1st July 2019 (afternoon)


The school is committed to safeguarding & promoting the welfare and safety of all children and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory references and enhanced DBS disclosure.